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Tulip Staircase 2
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Tulip Staircase 2
Tulip Staircase 2
This is a photoshopped version different angle of a shot I entered last month. I much prefer the clarity in this shot
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Peter R. Hammer
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    I didn't see the other version John but this is very good. Great lines and perspective.

11/15/2007 12:34:39 PM

 
Linda M. Mishler
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I love this John! The colors and lighting are beautiful!=)

11/15/2007 12:42:21 PM

 
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Good compoition and exposure. Very eye catching.

11/15/2007 12:45:11 PM

 
aaaaa bbbbb
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I went back and looked at your other version of this shot, and I have to say that I like this one much better. The colors seem brighter and more crisp.

11/15/2007 12:47:01 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wow John, this is a fantastic capture the lines, clarity and colours are wonderful!

11/15/2007 1:18:12 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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John, beautiful

11/15/2007 1:29:49 PM

 
Linda Boehme
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Wow, I love this. Staircase art. Well done!

11/15/2007 3:00:49 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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This is Outstanding John!! Jeff

11/15/2007 3:14:43 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Beautifully done John!

11/15/2007 5:10:09 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Well done great dof, light ,color...

11/15/2007 6:45:13 PM

 
Susana Heide
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WOW!!!! How very elegant! I absolutely love this, John!!! The spiral draws me right into the image! Very pleasing!

11/15/2007 8:33:56 PM

 
Mike Perez
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Beautiful composition, clarity and colors, John! We should see this one again.

11/15/2007 8:48:56 PM

 
Chuck Bruton
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Looks like a future POTD
Nice job

11/15/2007 11:51:56 PM

 
Jacob S. Maentz
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Very Cool! I like it a lot, especially the perspective and color contrast.

11/16/2007 12:47:14 AM

 
William Schuette
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John, I didn't see the prior version but this is as well done as any of the spiral staircase shots I have seen. Good job.

Bill

11/16/2007 10:13:25 AM

 
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this is a great spiral focal point photo. I like all the detail and that your eye follows the curves to the centerpiece.

11/16/2007 12:53:32 PM

 
Christina C. Moore
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The touch of blue really makes this image. Neat spiral design.

11/16/2007 3:06:06 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Wow -- I LOVE THIS! The blue is gorgeous, as is the clarity. So well done, John!

11/19/2007 7:45:40 AM

 
Barbara Sharts
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A winner for sure! This is fantastic! The colors and composition are right on!

11/20/2007 8:03:55 PM

 
john dunne
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Thank you all for your nice comments

11/26/2007 10:48:17 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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No need to say it, the beauty of this picture speeks for itself ! Awesome job John :o)

11/26/2007 12:55:42 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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This is very great..

1/20/2008 9:36:11 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such a spectacular find!
Beautifully captured!
~Lisa

3/3/2008 8:28:37 PM

 
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Very nice composition.

I like the feeling of its flow, color and its simplicity. All give tremendous effect to my sense of one great work.

3/4/2008 12:40:27 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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John, excellent

3/4/2008 6:55:02 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations to you, John, on this extraordinary graphic presentation and on your finalist.

3/22/2008 12:01:48 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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A big congrats on this wonderful finalist John :O) WTG :o)

3/22/2008 1:27:30 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Wow, I missed this before! Great shot, and a winner I bet :-) Congrats on your finalist!

3/22/2008 3:06:52 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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I love spiral staircases and this one the lighting is wonderful, congrats and good luck! I think this one will go for the gold!

3/22/2008 4:34:35 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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Congratulations John. This is spectacular.

3/23/2008 4:56:14 AM

 
Robert Baer
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john
love it. I really like how you composed this stairway. congrats!

3/23/2008 7:02:38 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist!! Super design John!

3/23/2008 12:51:03 PM

 
john dunne
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Thank you all for your nice comments. This is my second favourite shot I have ever taken so this one means a lot to me. Normally my fav shots dont do well.

3/23/2008 1:00:28 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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One of my very favorites! Congrats!

3/24/2008 3:06:23 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WOW!! a Fav of mine as well!! Gorgeous!! Conratulations on this Excellent Finalist :0)

3/24/2008 1:55:03 PM

 
Manuel Barrera
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This is great work, Congratulations

3/24/2008 2:34:55 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congrats, John on this stunning image, I can see why it's a favorite of yours, and now its a fave of mine! Hope to see this one again soon! ;-)

3/24/2008 3:08:22 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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YAY!!!! I was hoping to see this win! Congrats, John!

3/24/2008 6:28:38 PM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Love the comp, the blue and white and it really is pretty too. Congrat's on your well deserved win!

3/24/2008 6:43:35 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Yep!! Well deserved win! Congratulations John!!!

3/24/2008 7:09:45 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations on your dazzling winner, John! Where is this architectural gem? The blue really makes this image unique.

3/24/2008 7:39:25 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations!!!



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For all the Winners.

3/24/2008 9:00:15 PM

 
Manos Peponas
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Congratulations, excellent composition, wonderful use of colors and shapes.

3/24/2008 10:00:44 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your win for this fabulous capture!

3/24/2008 10:28:43 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Woooohooo !!! A big big congrats on your 1st place winner !!!

3/24/2008 10:39:47 PM

 
john dunne
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Thank You to everybody for their nice comments.

3/25/2008 12:59:27 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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I knew this would get the gold! Awesome image, congrats!

3/25/2008 4:20:57 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations John on your First Place Win!!!

Dominick

3/25/2008 10:35:39 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats John for your first prize winner.

3/25/2008 11:11:54 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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An excellent First Place win, John! Huge congratulations!

3/25/2008 11:20:30 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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John! Congrats on this outstanding win, It is really exceptional~

3/25/2008 12:43:44 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I am so happy this won first place! Congrats!

3/25/2008 4:39:30 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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This is an exquisite beauty, John. A well deserved First Place! Congratulations.
Michelle

3/25/2008 4:43:35 PM

 
Susan Fox
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FABULOUS!!!!!! A wonderful first place winning photo. Super POV and composition.

Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

3/25/2008 5:56:08 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Awesome work here!! Congratulations John!

3/25/2008 7:31:39 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations Again!!! I knew this one had to take the GOLD!!! :0)

3/25/2008 8:40:20 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations, John on your First Place Win!!!!
Denny

3/26/2008 8:28:48 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!!

3/27/2008 12:22:27 PM

 
Virginia Leone
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I love this shot...it really draws you in...well done and congrats!

3/27/2008 7:20:43 PM

 
Chris  Henning
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Congrats, John. Awesome image, love it!

3/28/2008 2:37:12 PM

 
Nick Lagos
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This really is a superlative image John...very well desrved...congrats to you

3/30/2008 4:12:54 PM

 
Marcel Eni
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Outstanding composition, John. Congratulations on this well deserved win !

4/1/2008 1:33:18 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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Beautiful design, John! Congratulations! :0)

4/5/2008 10:01:33 AM

 
Sarah G

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Beautiful image here!!! What amazing architecture too.

8/29/2008 12:55:19 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Great shot, John. Love it. Belated CONGRATULATIONS as I have just seen it now!.

UB.

10/16/2008 9:10:24 PM

 
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